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technologically advanced plane to date and that technology is not completely working. in boston, a week and a half ago the plane had battery problems on the ground and was grounded. then in japan on thursday within of those dream liners were in the air and the battery began smoking and emitting a corrosive substance and the plane landed and everybody had to be evacuated on the inflatable slide. this is a serious problem for boeing because it's the battery technology that's the innovation on those planes. those batteries replaced the hydraulics that operate many of the functions and make the plane lighter and lighter planes are cheaper to fly because they use less fuel. the number of countries around the world grounded airplanes, all 50 planes that have been deployed are no longer operating as they try to figure out the battery problems. however, compensation will be seeked. while those planes are not flying. >> lance armstrong will hear with talk show host oprah winfrey. it's believed the tour de france winner will admit to taking drugs. raoul, the interview of the world is waiting for. what are w
, but the profits went down because s.a.p. had to do some big investments, buying new technology, and investors have been very disappointed. shares are down by more than 12% on the frankfurt floor, but also the market is down in general. the dax loses 1% at the moment. the euro stoxx 50 is down by 0.75%, waiting for wall street, opening up significantly lower, and the dollar -- the euro is also significantly down. and at air berlin is to cut 900 jobs in the next two years. that is one in 10 of its workers, but it has not said which jobs will be going. >> berlin has been making a loss for years, and the job cuts are part of a plan to save 400 million euros. berlin says it wants to focus on its most profitable routes in germany, switzerland, and austria. during the cold war, germany's bundesbank took a bet by soaring gold reserves around the world and left in there after the collapse of communism. >> last year, official auditors point out that official stockpiles abroad have never actually been counted. >> plans are afoot to bring the bars back home, or at least some of them. >> at least he knows what
- effective because of the government's use of and duration and technology. that's what we are trying to protect. >> the final decision now rests with the supreme court. whichever way it decides on a matter if will alter how filipinos move forward in cyberspace. al jazeera reported from manila. >> in egypt, the train has derailed in a cairo suburb, killing 19 army recruits. more than 100 people injured in the crash. the accident took place less than two weeks after new transport minister was appointed to overhaul the rail system. the roads and railways have a poor safety record. activists are reporting air raids across syria. this is said to be hama province, which was bombed by government forces early tuesday according to activists. this video is said to show a shelling of rebel held neighborhood in homs. the rebels have been trying to push out the government from areas they control. in aleppo, the fighting is stifling industrial growth. >> this biscuit factory was once part of a dynamic industry. the working machines have largely given way to war machines. few factories are in opera
. >> the 787 was designed to transform their travel by replacing traditional technologies with a new advanced components. the fuselage is made up of 50% materials, whichight makes it fuel-efficient. there is an all electric system that starts the engines, de- ices the wings, and provides the cabin with air pressure and temperature. some of the eight airlines using the dreamliner complained about the problems. it is not deterred qantas airlines in australia from canceling its order of 15 new dreamliners. the first of those should be delivered in the second half of this year. the airline hopes that by then, any problems will be sorted out. if not, it will not only be qantas airlines thinking twice. >> shortly after the latest incident, the plane maker issued a statement saying, "boeing is aware of the divergence of the 787 operated to western japan. we will work with our customers and the appropriate regulatory agencies." in syria, activists say the death toll from tuesday's attack at the university in aleppo has risen to 87,. dozens of people are also injured in the two explosions at the secon
that pick up information and use wireless technology to send it to the tablet. here is an example of how it works -- they will pick up on whether or not the hand brake has been fully released. a car can still move even with its hand brakes lightly up. that could lead them to dispute the final test score. using a tablet eliminates that. the device can sense whether a door has been properly shut or the right gear is being used. it is being called a more objective way of greeting somebody's driving ability. >> the newly instituted electronic trading system means we can retest more accurately. that makes them more fair. the candidates now they can trust the result. >> since the system was introduced in december, the traffic authority says they have not received any complaints and student drivers. last year it had 70. a driving examiner is still required because he has to gauge other things that a tablet cannot -- whether a driver changes lanes correctly. >> in the past, examiners had to grade 87 categories and fill in the score sheet. now 25 categories are scored automatically and some autom
. boeing dreamliner grounded because of safety concerns. and we are test driving the new technology meant to cut down on mistakes at the wheel. algerian soldiers have surrounded a gas facility near the border with libya. two people and killed. gunmen are holding about 40 people inside. we have spoken with some of the hostages. it's not clear if there were speaking underdress. duress. the but the photographer decided not to show their faces. >> this is the gas field where the workers are being held hostage. it's run by british, norwegian, and algerian companies. the nationals are being held from algeria, ireland, japan, france, and the united states, and britain. >> many of the people i've worked in the area many years. i asked for your understanding for not being able to give you more detailed information. >> it's not clear how many algerian workers are being held. least 30 people have managed to escape. a catering company said that it has 150 employees alone still confined at the plant. the gas field is in remote parts of the country's eastern desert, serviced by its own air fields, acco
. it is a technological wonder that we take for granted. in its 120-year lifetime, the escalator has helped to make life easier and people lazier. early escalators were little more than a conveyor belt without steps. some even had saddles for the users to sit on. the escalator truly came of age with the construction of subway systems. passengers were ferried up and down the underground. soon department stores were replacing elegant staircases with their moving counterparts. now escalators have melted seamlessly into the background of modern life. a giant outdoor escalator has even been installed in colombia. the only drawback is they are prone to breakdowns, and then it is a case of back to the stairs. still, if this one is anything to go by, the escalator at 120 is still capable of scaling new heights. >> before we go, we do just have time to recap of our top story -- the hostage crisis in algeria. several foreign hostages held at the internationally operating gas plant in algeria have reportedly been killed when the algerian armed forces launched an assault on islamist militants. news agencies are rep
of passenger privacy. they will be removed and replaced with less invasive technology. and authorities have wrapped up an investigation into the boeing and technical problems. a battery forced a japanese- owned dreamliner to make an emergency landing. all of them around the world have been grounded. >> in boston, it was the auxiliary power battery. this time, it is the main battery. this is extremely unusual. the effect of this incident on the airline industry is big, and we fully understand the importance of publishing a neutral report as quickly as possible. >> and a referendum will be held next month. the ireland -- the islands between britain and argentina, britain says it will only release which sovereignty -- will only release sovereignty -- and a situation caused by a cleaner. a woman had been accused of trying to steal. she was seriously injured when a train jumped the tracks and plowed into something. a heat wave is continuing in australia, with two bridges reaching record levels and parts of the country. there are fires in the southeast, and some have been burning for nearly one m
development of this technology, preventing move to outlaw it. we fought a big war in the 1990's with cryptography. additionally, preventing the deck -- back dooring cryptology. >> with that, and julian assange has to go. in the ecuadorean embassy in london. he has been given political asylum by the ecuadorian government. if he stepped outside the embassy, british authorities threatened to arrest him and have him extradited to sweden. there he faces questioning -- not charges -- on sexual misconduct. two women have brought allegations against him in sweden. he says he would answer those questions freely, even go to sweden, if he could be assured by the government that he would not then be extradited to the united states. go to theng you to phones. we are talking about cyber activism today, social justice. julian assange has written a new book called "cypherpunks." we are offering it to you for a contribution of $75. if you would like to get a copy of our full interview, it is an exclusive interview. he has not had a wide range -- we thought we would have seven minutes with him, l
institute of technology and downloading millions of articles provided by the non-profit research service jstor. his family says prosecutors are partially to blame for his death. a petition on the white house website to remove u.s. attorney carmen ortiz from office over alleged overreach in the case has received more than 25,000 signatures, reaching the threshold needed to demand a response from the obama administration. tributes aaron for content and to flood the internet. academics have post links to pdf's of their own copyrighted work. the group anonymous hacked the mit website and posted a statement calling the prosecution "a grotesque miscarriage of justice, distorted and perverse shadow of the justice that aaron died fighting for." meanwhile, a lawyer who represented aaron swartz on hacking charges said he told federal prosecutors a year ago that swartz was a risk of suicide. attorney andrew good told the associated press -- about our monday show aaron swartz featuring his own speech and the commentary of his longtime friend and mentor harvard law professor larry lessig, you can go
or a bathroom stall. it seems this country is so far away from having this discussion of how medical technology can actually help people improve as opposed to how it just helps them exploit their bodies to the fullest so they can win races and then die earlier than the typical american male or female. >> let's turn to another big sports story in the news this week involving manti te'o, a star linebacker on the notre dame football team. >> i have covered a lot of stories that were emotional, a lot of stories that felt important if i have never covered a story this bizarre. nothing even comes close. the story of the college football season was enough for bain's rise to prominence. the center of their team was the star linebacker manti te'o, and the center of manti te'o's story was the fact he was playing for his grandmother and his girlfriend who both passed away within hours of each other on september 11 or so timber the dates keep changing, which is part of the story. she died of leukemia, the story went. manti te'o was flying with a broken heart but inspired by her memory. the entire nation of
, and advanced third world country. we're leading in science and technology, but not for the people. mass of a literary power. if you look at the condition that 85% of the country, it is terrible. >> i'm looking right now at those who are walking to their seats. timothy geithner, the outgoing treasury secretary. eric holder, the attorney general. their seats on the west front of the capital, about to witness the second inauguration of president obama. jenna napolitano's, the former governor of arizona, the secretary of homeland security. eric holder, the attorney general. comet, for example, on timothy geithner are. not only timothy geithner, but jack lew, who has been nominated by president obama to be the next secretary treasurer, and how that fits into the issue you're so deeply concerned about right now with minimum wage. >> a lot of liberal democrats filled with extraordinary help think, well, clinton's second term he does not have to worry. obama doesn't have to worry about re-election so it can be different. it is not one to be different. unless the people wake up in this country a
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